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1996 Lexus LS400 4.0L ride control VIN: JT8BH22F4T
Greetings, I have this LS 400 in great condition came in for slamming,over bumps and poor ride quality. all suspension componants checked out and replaced struts and springs/ aligned, w much improvement. couple months later my cust returned complaining of stee...
1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L ignition switch VIN: 1N4BU31D7V
Hello group-I am working on an Altima with what I believe to be a higher than normal parasitic draw. Battery will be dead after 3-4 days of inactivity. Measured draw at 200 mA. An inoperative remote start was on car, so I removed the unit and the draw dropped ...
2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L long crank VIN: 1N4AL11D14
this vehicle has a intermittent starting problem,after a hot soak.customer states engine cranks about 5-6 seconds longer than normal,but always starts.Found no codes,tested fuel pressure,pressure is at 51 psi running but will drop off quickly after shutting of...

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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKYF185X3
Well , sorry for closing this so late , and pretty much everybody hit the nail on the head , I needed to finish the other half of the TSB , but ALLDATA has it a little bit diferent , they want you to remove the whole intake gasket and do some other stuff , and... Trouble codes: P1399 (Ramdom Misfire), P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304.
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 4S2DM58W21
thank you guys so much. you have no idea what your help has accomplished. the lady who owns this vehicle has fallen on hard times and has no money. but because of the concern and valuable time of the techs on this site her life will be easier.the prob turned o...
2000 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: JM1BJ2234Y
Sorry about the late fix and thank you for all the replies. The problem with this car was the EGR was sticking open a little. I took it off and found a lot of carbon on the EGR pintle. Even after I cleaned it the Egr would still stick a little. After I replac... Trouble codes: P0420.
1995 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.5L F/R caliper bolts rusted/jam VIN: JA4MR51M9S
Thanks for the all [...] and tips I received for this vehicle.I learn everyday something new witch I enjoy from it.This vehicle teach me how imortant ground circut is in every vehicle.Long story short front left wheel abs sensor was internly short to ground...
2005 Suzuki Forenza LX 2.0L Surge VIN: KL5JJ56Z65
The vehicle is fixed it was a defective ignition coilpack.
1989 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Surge
Thanks to everyone who replied. I was amazed by the detail (esp. Geoffrey from Ca.)who provided an excellent description of the AAP (aux. accel. pump). Unfortunately none of the suggestions panned out for myself or my mechanic...we spent hours on this thing an...
2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L which cat bad ? VIN: 5TEWM72N61
although reluctant the customer decided to follow the suggestion of replacing both cats. Cleared codes and havent seen him back . Thank you for the help.Sorry for the delay. life gets ahead of us. Ron Trouble codes: P420.
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